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James J. McBride


Picture of James J. McBride
CA Blue Book
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1932 Democratic AD-40 9309 Win
11-06-1934 Democratic AD-40 17119 Win
11-03-1936 Democratic SD-33 13981 Win
11-05-1940 Democratic SD-33 14739 Win
11-07-1944 Democratic SD-33 19113 Win
11-02-1948 Democratic SD-33 25712 Win
11-04-1952 Democratic SD-33 35688 Win
11-06-1956 Democratic SD-33 43698 Win
11-08-1960 Democratic SD-33 44581 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: August 7, 1888 in Ireland
Married: Marguerite M. Hearne (m. 1919, d. 1943), Elsie
Children: Catherine Keene and Marguerite C.
Died (in office): June 12, 1961 in Sacramento, CA

Previous: Member, Ventura Board of Education
Previous: Member, Ventura Recreation Commission

  • PLACENAME: The bridge along Highway 101 over the Ventura River in Ventura county is named the "Senator James J. McBride Memorial Bridge". - Source:
  • LEGISLATION: Author of the legislation that created the Camarillo State Hospital.
  • Senator McBride was the first legislator to tour the Annex to the State Capitol in 1951.

Source: California Blue Book (1938), (1954), (1961)